R. Kelly’s Trial Wrapping Up, Closing Arguments Continue Today Closing arguments are today in the R.Kelly trial in Brooklyn. Prosecutors have accused R.Kelly of manipulating and threatening to run an operation that permitted sex crimes against teens. Prosecutors allege R.Kelly was the leader of a criminal enterprise. R.Kelly, who will not be taking the stand, denies all charges and faces between 10 years and life if convicted.
FILE - In this Sept. 17, 2019 file photo, R. Kelly appears during a hearing at the Leighton Criminal Courthouse in Chicago. A federal judge in New York City has denied bail to the R&B singer his sex-abuse case. Kelly didn’t attend the hearing on Wednesday, Oct. 2, on a defense motion asking for his release on bond. (Antonio Perez/ via AP Pool, File)